ATLANTA, Nov. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Garrett Popcorn Shops®, "A Chicago Tradition Since 1949," announces their first-ever Georgia location in Atlanta's premier shopping destination – Lenox Square Mall. In addition, Garrett is excited to announce that comedian, actor and talk show host, Steve Harvey, and his wife Marjorie, have become part of the Garrett Popcorn Shops family in Atlanta, endorsing one of his favorite snacks. For more than six decades, Garrett Popcorn has handcrafted small batch, gourmet Popcorn for millions of loyal fans – and this new location will now allow Atlantans to "pop while they shop" just in time for Black Friday and the holiday shopping season.
"The decision to bring Garrett Popcorn Shops to Atlanta was primarily based on requests from our loyal fans, and we've been looking forward to opening at Lenox Square Mall in time for our Handcrafted Happiness™ to brighten their spirits this holiday season," said Scott Schroeder, Chief Brand Officer, Garrett Popcorn Shops. "We are delighted to finally serve the Signature Flavors of Garrett Popcorn Shops in Atlanta and to deliciously contribute to the season's holiday cheer."
To celebrate Atlanta's grand opening on Wednesday, Nov. 26, at 11:00am Garrett Popcorn is "rolling out the Copper Kettles" with:
- Meet and Greet with Comedian, Actor and Talk Show Host, Steve Harvey
- The First Customer in line will receive a Garrett Popcorn Shops "swag-filled" Blue Striped Signature Tin
- Complimentary Bag Upgrade, from a Medium to a Large Bag of Garrett Mix®, from 11am to 1pm
- A ribbon cutting ceremony
- A Copper Kettle Christening
"Garrett Popcorn and the famous Garrett Mix have always been a must-buy for my family and me. My wife makes sure we keep a Tin in our home in Chicago!" said Harvey. "I can't wait to celebrate this Chicago Tradition coming to the great state of Georgia with the people of Atlanta."
The new Garrett Popcorn Shop will continue the 65 year tradition of hot air popping its Signature Blend of non-GMO kernels and handcrafting small batches of gourmet Popcorn throughout the day in old-fashioned copper kettles using only the highest quality ingredients. Customers will be able to choose from many flavor offerings including Garrett Mix®, which combines the sophisticated sweetness of CaramelCrisp® and the savory goodness of CheeseCorn. The menu also includes CaramelCrisp®, CheeseCorn, Buttery, Plain, Almond CaramelCrisp®, Pecan CaramelCrisp® and Cashew CaramelCrisp®.
About Garrett Popcorn
Garrett Popcorn Shops, a Chicago tradition since 1949, serves only the finest, handcrafted Popcorn. Every small batch of Garrett® is hot air popped throughout the day for ultimate freshness. Using only the highest quality, wholesome ingredients, cooks coat every kernel with their secret family recipes in old-fashioned copper kettles. Their Signature Flavors include: CaramelCrisp® (which can be selected with almonds, pecans or cashews), CheeseCorn, Buttery, Plain and the famous Garrett Mix® – which blends CaramelCrisp's sophisticated sweetness with the savory goodness of CheeseCorn.
Like no other, Garrett Popcorn enchants adoring fans around the world. In Chicago, their Shops are located at 625 North Michigan Ave., 151 North Michigan Ave. (Millennium Park), Navy Pier food court, Merchandise Mart (2nd floor), 26 West Randolph St., 4 East Madison St., 27 West Jackson Blvd., 737 East 87th St., O'Hare International Airport, in Terminals 1 and 3, Citigroup Center at 500 West Madison St. (2nd floor), and Water Tower Place at 835 North Michigan Ave. (Level 7). Garrett also brings a taste of Chicago to its Shops in New York City (at Penn Plaza between 7th & 8th), Las Vegas (Miracle Mile Shops), Detroit (Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi), Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand.
For more information and to share Garrett® in the United States and Canada visit www.GarrettPopcorn.com.
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